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live, from the bay area's news station this is kron 4 news at 4:30 >> now, 4:30 mayor gavin newson is giving sworn into is new post as a lieutenant governor. he served seven years acity governor, and how we can apply this city experience to the state of california. >> the interim attended with the city's administrator is expected to be appointed by the board of supervisors formally, tomorrow. christine connolly is here to tell us what we can expect of this interim mayor of san francisco. >> deportmenthe appointment of
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his humble by the request, and he spent today in sacramento. and he was recently traveling in japan when he hung around the news. and he will also be formally into does he was- also having to revenue police chiefs. and a budget with a very big deficit. two big things that to tackle right away. let me show you some of the highlights. if he is selected? he will serve as interim until november. and with the city's first chinese /american mayor. he has been in san francisco city government since 1989. as he served as a director of human rights commission, director of purchasing, public works and city administrator. in the meantime, the next 24 hours,
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board president is sav- david chiu and this is what he had to say about as likely appointment. >> he is a city administrator of the greatest brunt of city experience that any of the folks will look at. greatest brunt--and greek community roots. political aisles i met very excited that we as a possibility to get him. >> christine, with some of the challenges that is going to face with this did the city budget? any idea where the cuts could be made? >> it is a $400 million budget deficit of their dealing with. and with 100 money dollars less than last year but still, a lot of concerns. with $100, less. it is too early to tell where those cuts are going to be what the $100 million less in the dollars less. $100 million less.
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>> thank you. >> mayor gavin newson made a surprising move. and he appointed george gasto--gascon was taken by surprise. he took the job as a way to continue to perform a criminal justice system. >> i've only done this because i believe that this is also offering a very unique opportunity to look at the criminal justice system. and have an impact that i perhaps would not have had if i had remained in the police force. our system is broken. and i'm not talking about this office, and talking of the criminal justice system is broken economically, and a socially. i do not think that we can continue to incarcerate people at the rate at the we have been put last 20 years. it is also not saying sustainable
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economically or socially. >> perhaps it is too early to talk about changes but he will continue to have many of the programs instituted by his predecessor, pamela harris with no attorney general for the state. and he will not rule out using the death penalty when appropriate. >> and with only 80 months of becoming chief of police. and will take over as interim police until a permanent replacement can be found. and the san francisco resident will not notice a change in service will he is in charge. >> my job is going to be able to take this department and continue to move off forward. with the chief as would put on the table as far as the initiatives for what he wants to push forward. my obligation is to continue to move a ford and to please condition the mayor, the chief of police, and also, and-her. and to do
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the best job that i can. >> with acting police chief until the police commission and interim mayor either promote him or name a permanent replacement. >> the site from the bay area, more! frost! this, cars, and on this wind shield. and jacqueline bennett? >> pamela, we are going to be some changes. and the bay bridge toll plaza with increasing cloud cover. with warmer overnight temperatures and our current temperatures are in the 40's and low 50s. and 50 degrees in hayward, and in hayward, san jose and 44 in livermore. and santa rosa, 48. and half moon bay. it is still going to become a chile overnight but not quite as cold at his has been test-chilly, with this storm activity sitting offshore. with increasing
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clouds bay-area wide will continue overnight. here is what we can see tonight and into tomorrow. increasing clouds, notice temperatures are going to be on the cold side. still in the 30's with regard to warm up later. it is not going to be quite as cold with showers tomorrow starting in the north bay. picking up in the afternoon, mainly along the coast. and the futurecast where is going to hit and your temperatures for afternoon coming up in just a bit. >> the san jose traffic tie 1 0 1 in the guadeloupe overpass. headlights = south. been speak, medium medium speak, medium volume. we will be right back. vegan speed. south 101 medium speed /+ /+
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>> and i think there is to state mental crisis out there, stopping the market. and if there is the easy part of the market rally is over. and what about the future? and instead of beating a recession, what about the future? >> and how about what is happening in california, the governor is in place talking about major changes to the budget. how was the going to affect our folks? >> again, it is not quite but that 10 percent pay cut and on one and i love it but
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on the other hand i hate it. and i want people to have high incomes of the can afford health care, and also, that they can afford to live in california. a 10 percent state income tax. a 10 percent retail tax. when you add those types of things together is going to be difficult. but we're making the necessary cuts. and what i see is that people 25-35 the younger generation are going to move to seattle. or idaho. for denver, colorado because we cannot afford to live here when we have teachers and health care. >> and the same, not actually showing income tax as these cuts can be bad for real-estate. >> yet, cuts have to be made to balance the budget. it is a catch-22. >> the national government is trying to get the
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government to gather at the state of government. the public side is trying to come forth and come together. >> this just in to the kron 4 news room rob@robblack.com california should be proud.
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>> and the southeast a winter storm has pros and roads and crippled air trouble. frozen roads. look at these! these north carolina's roads. a snow packed drivers are having a very difficult time getting a round with low visibility. some pickles were left stranded on the side of the road. and these are from tennessee. drivers are
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slowly barely at all in some places. also coated in a ice. mackerel have been asked to stay off the roads. cruz in knoxville--people have been passed to stay off the roads and to work crews can clear. >> also " massive problems on air travel problems and the atlanta problems the jackson airport here trend cancelled all flights. you can see also, delta, one- quarter of its flights. nearly 1500 flights, over all. >> taking a live look over our roof cam from downtown san francisco a mix of sun and clouds. through this evening and overnight this storm will take aim with more cloud coverage. a well- defined tail and pushing towards the coastline. increasing cloud coverage. the rainfall will be early tomorrow morning in the north bay. 7:00 a.m., the
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showers and also heavier rainfall to the north. later in the afternoon, more showers. 11:00 a.m., dry cured 3:00 p.m., up and down the coastline, showers approaching. this system will weaken. it is not going to get a heavy rainfall. light shower activity 7:00 p.m.-north bay continuing through midnight along the coast. with pockets of heavy showers. the early morning hours on wednesday, and a lingering showers along the coastline. been awkward to be seeing too much as far as rainfall totals. and temperatures tomorrow going to be on the cold side but a few degrees warmer than wausau, today if you can believe it. 37 in oakland. 39 and all cahand in the afternoon, temperatures are going to struggle to warm up in the upper 40's. 51 degrees in the san francisco, to the in concord, 53 in fremont, 54 in fremont, 53 in mountain
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view. in kron 4 7 day around the bay and shower activity tomorrow. and a chilly start to look it temperatures! wednesday, thursday, much warmer. and the jets of rainfall in the north bay on thursday. as the go towards the forecast, with the weekend, troy, comfortable, the low 60s. and rainfall only possible on the north bay on thursday. >> the detroit auto show! the chevrolet olvolt was rated number one on the satisfaction, safety. in kimberly sakamoto? >> what was unveiled? >> that is right, and with some good ones. we have the first one which is a new volkswagen passat here in
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tennessee, it is going to be an estimated 43 mi. per gallon. it is available with a two-liter, four-cylinder. this is also, the new tibe roni 3 door hatchback, two- doors, and one on the driver's side. this is it! the new toyota's prius aerospace. this is the gm sonic and posting that this is going to be the only american build small car on the market. and this is a miniature a minivan. the competitors are calling this ford as the hybrid, and plug in a hybrid as this later on. to check out all of these cars in the auto show >> this just in to the kron 4 news room www.kron4.com been a big announcements from verizon. what we spoke
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about with rob black, and teresa? verizon carry the iphone at the end of the month. they're big event on tuesday was the announcement. the biggest wireless carrier in the united states, and analysts could say that it could sell 12 million by phones. also it will test the reliability of the networks. until now, at&t has been the only provider for the iphone. iphone users headed towards the taxed at&t wireless network. this has led to service problems. several complaints from the iphone users about slow service and dropped calls. verizon does not seemed to be worried. reports that there will offer unlimited data use plans. this could set it apart from at&t and could help the try to consumers. verizon is known
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for their customer satisfaction but in these are for glitch? could cause problems. teresa estacio >> and coming up, the tablet competition. two new models . >> and things have changed since the last time we changed. the james is heavy in both directions. and this is normally what it looks like on a monday commute time. we will be back.
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>> in world news the flooding in australia is the worst in decades. cars are off roads, and 11 fatalities. 200,000 people are affected by the rising waters. and vicki liviakis terrible conditions and australia. >> a tidal wave hit the small town of grant in the
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middle of afternoon, and everything in its path was washed away. homes, cars even an airplane. a disaster zone, dozens have to be wrested from the rooftops of their homes. and as a police log waters surged, the children rescued first, more water tonight and it is the fourth time in two different weeks. and there always seems to be one willing to take risk. >> and i prefer not to move, and to just keep going. >> and will not stop you kidding me? >> she did not get far and got rescued by angry locals. >> it is ridiculous to do that. it is stupid. >> these russian waters for separating parents from children. and this morning, a sea of brown. >> i've never seen anything like it is just terrifying. and you think it is the rain it is the sound of the water. because it is going
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so fast! >> this is not that bad, the nearly bone dry last year. and the first time in 10 years they're all full and even overflowing. >> and i guess that you have to take the good with the bed, and grow webbed feet , quack, quack, lebanon and to queensland. and on our google earth, you can see it is pretty large. it is roughly the a " 1 0 1 half the size of texas. and one half the size of texas. and this is where some of the bad flood has been taken place. and that is the coast second biggest inland city west of brisbane. and put flesh floods rushing to and killing several people. and
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also, inland from the sunshine coast inundated with that river burst its banks. economists are estimating that these floods which of the worst to hit queensland and one half century are estimating it at $5.9 million. stay with us. the kron 4 news at 5:00 p.m. is coming up, next.
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live, from the bay area's news station at 5:00 p.m. >> our big store, the state budget crisis and with the new governor terry kron plans to do about it. and he will cut spending and expand tax breaks. and governor jerry brown-- >> dan? >> of course, pam, this is with the approval of the legislation. and also the up approval of the voters that will take a series of hurdles

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